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Tips and Tricks

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Tips and Tricks
June 24, 2016

Trick Tips – How to push on a Freebord

This tip is less a trick than it is a necessity. Not all runs are perfectly steep and sometimes you want to cruise around on your Freebord without a huge hill being present. One of the most frequently asked questions we get here at Freebord HQ is "Can it be…
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Tips and Tricks
May 18, 2016

TRICK TIP 3 – TAIL PRESS

Here is the 3rd installment of Luke Miller's Trick Tip series. With this video he goes on to another staple Freebording freestyle maneuver - the tail press. Unlike a manual, a press involves 3 points of contact and has a "sweet spot" that you lock into. I really like how…
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Tips and TricksVideos
May 13, 2016

TRICK TIP 2 – NOSE PRESS FS 180

Here is the second installment of the Trick Tips series by Luke Miller. With this one he has built upon the knowledge shared in his first video - if you haven't seen it check it out here. I'm real stoked Luke took the liberty to making these since there is…
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Tips and TricksVideos
April 29, 2016

TRICK TIPS – NOSE PRESS

Luke Miller has started a new series of videos called "Trick Tips". Each video will focus on one freestyle aspect of Freebording and instruct you on how to best learn the maneuver. A nose press is the perfect trick to start out the series because it is something you can…
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FAQTips and Tricks
March 19, 2015

Freebord FAQ Series | What Size Freebord Should I Buy?

What Size Freebord Should I buy? So you're in the market for a Freebord but you're just not sure what the heck all these measurements mean. Well, you're in luck. I've broken down the basics in one short-and-sweet post, so read on to find out what bord you need to be shredding.…
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March 5, 2015

Need Help Learning to Ride?

So you bought a Freebord, took a few spills and know you're back here looking for guidance on what the hell you're doing wrong.  First off, don't panic, you're not alone.  When it comes to how quickly people learn to ride a Freebord, there is a wide range of experiences.  Some people seem…
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FAQTips and Tricks
January 22, 2015

Different Stokes For Different Folks — Freebord vs Skateboard

Freebord vs Skateboard Humbling Beginnings Freebord was started in 1996 by Steen Strand in Palo Alto, California while studying for his master’s in product design at Stanford University. Steen didn't just stumble on to the idea by slapping caster wheels on a skateboard. He set out from the beginning to find a…
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Freebord Etiquette - Dont Blow The Spot
Tips and Tricks
September 12, 2014

Freebord Etiquette – Don’t Blow the Spot

Unlike ski runs, public streets weren't originally designed for shredding.  This can make finding suitable freebording terrain challenging.  Unusually steep, long, winding roads are rare in most areas.  Add in our need for low traffic and smooth pavement and these gems can be few and far between.  So when you do find that epic spot,…
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